"Dex Kotze is the CEO of distinguished jewellery company Jenna Clifford Designs that he co-founded with his wife Jenna Clifford in 1991. After he obtained his law degree he studied business and finance and today applies his business experience of 30 years into the world of conservation. With a deep passion for Africa’s wildlife and wildlife photography, he started an NGO called Youth 4 African Wildlife that aims to create next generation global ambassadors for endangered African wildlife through experiential research, social media, film and photography.
"His passion steered him in 2014 to be a core strategist of the international NGO, Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions , raising international awareness of the plight of elephants, rhinos and lions. Dex is also a director of South Africa’s The Rhino Orphanage, a non-profit company based in Limpopo, the first of its kind established in 2012 where injured and orphaned rhino calves are being cared for with the aim of releasing them back into the wild. He lives on a farm with his family in the Lowveld in Mpumalanga from where he flies regularly to the bush as a conservation educator and to Johannesburg to look after the family business interests. "
Resources and articles
- Now Or Never African Wildlife Trust Team, organizational web page, accessed March 11, 2019.